The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.57% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.11% +15.55%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 372 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.77% 78.65% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 265 384
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 19
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Problem Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 2 £406 -
Problem Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) CMDB
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Fiorano

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) JCAPS
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (30.77%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Fiorano
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) InterSystems
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft